Venezuela uses stealth to sell gold reserves – reports

Protests in Venezuela
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The Venezuelan regime of Nicolás Maduro resumed efforts to sell gold reserves on February 20–22, amid falling reserves and reinforced US sanctions, reports Reuters news agency.

Last week, government vehicles removed 8 tonnes of gold from the Central Bank of Venezuela, according to sources in the government and the opposition who spoke to Reuters. The country’s lack of access to hard currency has worsened since January because of new sanctions imposed by the US on Venezuelan oil, the country’s

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